Myron’s: Steak perfected

  I love steak. I like it medium and seasoned perfectly with salt and pepper. I like it with a side of roasted vegetables and rice or potatoes. Sauces are optional because you don’t need a sauce with a good steak. I remember eating my first wagyu (or some kind of high grade Japanese beef)…

8 Romantic restaurants for that perfect date

New restaurants opening in the metro tend to keep their interiors simple and practically the same—concrete floors, mural walls, wood tables, steel chairs, and bulb light fixtures. The industrial and minimalist look is pleasing enough but quite frankly unromantic. Only a handful of restaurants go the extra mile to make its space unique and beautiful. But…

Is this the best Chinese restaurant in Manila?

Well, the All China Federation thinks so. Recently Marco Polo Manila’s Lung Hin Cantonese restaurant received the prestigious Golden Horse Award at the 16th China Hotel Industry Golden Horse Awards Gala. The award is given to the best Chinese restaurants outside China. That says a lot. Knowing Filipinos, we know good Chinese food. This oriental…

I ate a poisonous fish and didn’t die

I’ve mentioned it before—one of my dream vacation is eating my way in Japan. This country is one of my dream destinations. If this happens someday, I will share everything with you. Anyway, since Japan is fairly near the Philippines and many Japanese call my country their home, it’s easy for us to get a…

Best shawarma in Manila?

Okay, I haven’t really been going around Metro Manila and taking a bite of every shawarma I see but the last shawarma I had was pretty damn good. I don’t claim it’s the best but in terms of quality, this small restaurant in BGC makes a good wrap statement. Shawarma is very popular here, thus,…

Where’s Marcel? coffee shop opens in Manila

Darker roast beans, like our very own barako, tend to be bitter and harsh. Tween favorite frappuccinos are saturated with sugar and cream, which buries any semblance of coffee flavor. Instant coffee is well, instant.

New York steak of mind

The steakhouse is not all hype like most international brands coming into the country. It promises quality good food. After all, each branch ages its own meat, all USDA Prime beef, by the way. It has full control of its process from the aging to the preparation.